Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have acted as lead legal adviser to long-standing client RØDE Microphones on the acquisition of Mackie and on the global refinance of its debt facilities.

RØDE Microphones is a global leader in audio technology. Headquartered in Sydney, they design and manufacture microphones and other audio hardware, as well as software and accessories. The acquisition of Mackie, based in the United States, represents another significant step in the growth of RØDE Microphones which currently operates out of Australia, USA, China and the UK and exports products to 118 countries globally.

The G+T team was led by Banking Partner, Gail Christopher, and Corporate Advisory Partner, Alastair Corrigall, with support from lawyers Kieran McMonagle, Emily Donaldson and Alanie Joseph.

Gail commented: “It has been a pleasure supporting RØDE Microphones on its debt financing needs over the years. These debt facilities will play an important part in facilitating its overall growth globally.”

Alastair commented: “RØDE’s acquisition of Mackie marks a significant milestone in the company’s global expansion and its footprint in the US market. We were pleased to work with US corporate counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and US banking counsel Winston & Strawn LLP to see this transaction through to successful completion.”

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